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Summit Hill/Lansford News

Published October 12. 2011 05:01PM

Summit Hill

SHHS to meet

The Summit Hill Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. at the museum on east Ludlow Street. President Lee Mantz will be in charge of the session.

All members and interested persons are invited to attend as important information concerning the status of the museum will be discussed.

Trick or Treat

Summit Hill Mayor Paul McArdle has announced the townwide Trick or Treat Night will be held on Monday, Oct. 31, from 6-8 p.m. Residents welcoming children to their homes are asked to have their properties well-lighted.

McArdle said additional police shifts will be assigned in order to help make sure the safety of the children is maintained. In addition, members of the fire department, fire police and American Legion Post 316 will be patrolling the streets to help make the annual event a safe one.

Anthracite LL

The Anthracite Little League will meet on Sunday, Nov. 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the Summit Hill Borough Building. President Roobhenn Smith will be in charge of the session.

The agenda will include nominations for head coaching positions, financial reports, news and notes from the offseason, registration fees, field usage, election of officers and ratification of bylaws for the 2012 season. Persons aspiring to coach in the league next year are reminded they must be present at this meeting to accept a nomination.

Parents of all players (Summit Hill and Nesquehoning) are encouraged at attend.


Bloodmobile plans

St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, Lansford, will sponsor a visit to town of the Miller-Keystone Bloodmobile on Monday, Oct. 17.

The bloodmobile will be held in the church hall from noon to 6:30 p.m.

Miller-Keystone is the only provider of blood to the area hospitals, including St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital, Coaldale, the Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, Lehighton, and the Palmerton Hospital.

Persons wanting to schedule a donor time can call coordinator John Karnish, (570) 645-3994.

St. John Lutheran

St. John Lutheran Church, Lansford, will hold an informal worship tonight at 7 o'clock in the church. This will be a spiritual, peaceful evening service with Holy Communion. All are welcome to this relaxed, brief musical evening prayer. For those who wish to come early, a free simple supper is served at 6 o'clock, followed by a brief adult Bible study and confirmation program at 6:30.

For more information, call the Rev. Marjorie Keiter, (570) 645-0356.


Tax office closed

The office of Nesquehoning Tax Collector Patricia Vito will be closed from Monday through Friday, Oct. 17-21. Regular office hours will resume on Monday, Oct. 23.

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